Figurative Language. By S. Huffman. Simile. Comparison of two unlike things using the words “like” or “as” “My Mistress’s eyes are nothing like the sun…” by William Shakespeare “All song of the woods is crushed like some Wild, easily shattered rose” from “A Line-Storm Song by Robert Frost.
By S. Huffman
“For if dreams die/Life is a broken-winged bird/that cannot fly” from “Dreams” by Langston Hughes
“The line-storm clouds fly tattered and swift” from “A Line-Storm Song” by Robert Frost
“your slightest look easily will unclose me though i have closed myself as fingers, you open always petal by petal myself as Spring opens(touching skillfully, mysteriously)her first rose” from “somewhere i have never travelled, gladly beyond” by E.E. Cummings